University station (Metrorail)

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This article is about the rapid transit station in Miami. For the rapid transit station in Buffalo, New York, see University (Metro Rail).
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University
Metrorail metro station
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Miami-Dade Transit's University Metrorail station during morning commute, December 2013
Location 5400 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
Coordinates 25°42′53″N 80°16′36″W / 25.71472°N 80.27667°W / 25.71472; -80.27667Coordinates: 25°42′53″N 80°16′36″W / 25.71472°N 80.27667°W / 25.71472; -80.27667
Owned by Miami-Dade County
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Local Transit Metrobus: 48, 56, 500
Local Transit UM 'Canes Shuttle
Construction
Parking Park and ride (401 spaces)
Bicycle facilities Rack
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code UNV
History
Opened May 20, 1984
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 636,000 [1]Increase 16%
Services
Preceding station   Metrorail   Following station
toward Palmetto
Green Line
Orange Line

University is a station of the Metrorail rapid transit system at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. This station, opened to service May 20, 1984, is located along Ponce de Leon Boulevard at the intersection of South Dixie Highway (US 1) and Mariposa Court. The stop provides particular convenience to UM students, staff, and resident physicians traveling between the Coral Gables campus, the medical campus at the UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center at Civic Center station in the Civic Center Health District, and direct access to Downtown Miami and Miami International Airport.

Places of interest[edit]

Transit connections[edit]

Metrobus[edit]

Route # Route Name Route Map Note
48 Brickell Map Weekday Service Only
56 Nicklaus Children's Hospital ↔ Miami Dade College (Kendall Campus) or SW 162 Ave (56A) via Miller Road (South 56th St) Map 56A operates weekdays only
500 Government Center Downtown Bus Terminal ↔ Dadeland South station Map Overnight service only

Alternative modes of transport[edit]

  • UM Hurry 'Canes Shuttle – Stanford Circle ↔ Ponce de Leon Parking Garage

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